PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Update: Missing 11 Year old Boy Found (8/20/2012)
    Missing Boy's Father Arrested by Cherokee Sheriff's Detectives
    Will Copes, the 19 year old that was suspected of being with the missing 11 year old from Cherokee County, was located Tuesday morning along with the 2002 Audi Station Wagon. Both were located at a U-Haul business in Canton. Copes advised he dropped off Elijah Cole and his father Jason Cole at a loc... more
  • Update:  Missing 11 Year old Boy Found
  • Fresh Faces on Leadership Team of the Professional Women of Pickens County (8/18/2012)

    Hey Ladies! Have you heard about the new and improved Professional Women of Pickens County group? A few fresh faces have been elected to the reorganized Leadership Team and we’re ready to roll. So what is PWPC? We’re a growing group of strong business leaders who come together to network with ... more
  • Fresh Faces on Leadership Team of the Professional Women of Pickens County
  • Identifying Fall Snakes (8/18/2012)

    As Summer cools and gives way to Fall this is the time many of Georgia's venomous snake typically give birth. All but one of our venomous snake species are viviparous (giving birth to live young). For the next eight weeks be cautious with any small "worm like" snake you encounter. Baby venomous s... more
  • Identifying Fall Snakes
  • JYSA Jamboree (8/18/2012)

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  • JYSA Jamboree
  • Sharp Mtn. Bluegrass Barn (8/18/2012)

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  • Sharp Mtn. Bluegrass Barn
  • Two from Chattahoochee Tech Pack their Bags for Middle East (8/17/2012)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Starting a new job can be a scary proposition, especially when that job means you will be traveling half way around the world in just a few weeks. For Chattahoochee Technical College’s Dennis Brittingham and Audra Tillman that is exactly what is about to happen. Both have accepted po... more
  • Two from Chattahoochee Tech Pack their Bags for Middle East
  • Art Showing for Photographer and Artist, Jeremy Byers at Gallery on South Main (8/16/2012)
    Friday, August 17, from 5-8 pm
    Gallery on South Main will have an art showing for Photographer and Artist, Jeremy Byers. This will take place on Friday, August 17, from 5-8 pm. Refreshments will be served at this event. Jeremy is also the current owner of Gallery On South Main, which will be closing its doors on August 24. T... more
  • Art Showing for Photographer and Artist, Jeremy Byers at Gallery on South Main
  • Chattahoochee Tech Opens Doors to a New School Year on Friday, August 17 (8/16/2012)
    12,439 students enrolled in all campuses with 793 of them from the Appalachian Campus
    (Marietta, Ga. – Aug. 16, 2012) A new semester and school year started Friday at Chattahoochee Technical College with approximately 3,900 new students on the rolls. Georgia’s largest technical college begins classes on August 17 at its eight campuses that span six counties in Northwest Georgia. ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Opens Doors to a New School Year on Friday, August 17
  • Many Volunteers Helped With Kids 4 CARES Event (8/16/2012)

    Even though the threat of rainy weather emerged, this did not stop the incredible volunteers from hosting an event to raise awareness and educate our young people about helping feed others. This is the third year of the Kids 4 CARES event. Despite the low turnout of youth, the spirit of the event an... more
  • Many Volunteers Helped With Kids 4 CARES Event
  • New Community Orchestra in Jasper (8/16/2012)
    First Rehearsal will be Thursday, September 6 at 6:00pm
    The Creative and Performing Arts Academy (CAPAA) of Jasper is excited to announce the launch of their new string orchestra, the Sharptop Strings. We are inviting string players of all ages, including cellists, violinists, violists and bass players, to join us for an experience that will enhance thei... more
  • Renasant Bank Shows Their Teacher Appreciation (8/16/2012)

    Employees from Renasant Bank showed their appreciation for the teachers at Pickens County Schools by providing breakfast for each school before students arrived for the school year. Each morning from August 1-3, 2012, Renasant employees visited the different schools and delivered Bojangles biscui... more
  • Renasant Bank Shows Their Teacher Appreciation
  • WSB-TV 'People to People' Showcase of the Pickens County Boys & Girls Clubs (8/16/2012)
    Sunday, August 19, 2012 @ 6:30AM
    WSB-TV "People to People" Showcase of the Pickens County Boys & Girls Clubs Capital Campaign at 6:30AM on Sunday, August 19, 2012. They have reached nearly 1.5M of our 2.9M fundraising goal and breaking ground in early 2013! To help them, visit their website more
  • WSB-TV 'People to People' Showcase of the Pickens County Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Trouts Charity Open (8/15/2012)

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  • Trouts Charity Open
  • School Board Schedules Facilities Workshop and Called Board Meeting Thursday, August 16 (8/14/2012)

    The Pickens County Board of Education will conduct a facilities workshop on Thursday, August 16, at 5:00 p.m. followed by a called board meeting. The board will review the Request for Proposal (RFP) from the transportation companies regarding driver outsourcing, discuss the FY13 budget, 2012 millage... more
  • Creative Happenings Fall 2012 (8/13/2012)

    I am sharing some exciting developments and opportunities taking place at Creative and Performing Arts Academy that you don't want to miss. Beginning this Fall, our first ever String Ensemble, the Sharptop Strings, will rehearse on Thursday evenings at CAPAA (next to Bargain Barn and ALFA, Insura... more
  • Creative Happenings Fall 2012
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